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December 12, 2008

Dr. Shu-Ching Kao, Distinguished International Alumni!

Dr. Shu Ching Kao and Dr. Ruth Thomas
Dr. Shu-Ching Kao, director of the Center for Family Education Research and an associate professor in the Institute of Family Education and Counseling at National Chia-Yi University, Taiwan, and a family education alumna (Ph.D. 1998, M.A. 1997) was recently in Minnesota to receive the 2008 Distinguished International Alumni Award. This award is jointly presented by the College of Education and Human Development and the CEHD Alumni Society to honor distinguished accomplishments by College alumni in their home countries. Dr. Kao is shown in the photo above with Dr. Ruth Thomas, professor and chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Family Education alumni have received this award 3 times since its beginnings in 1997!